Jay Gibson honored as Good Scout of the year
News 11 Dec 2013 | 11:26 pm
PORTSMOUTH — Jay Gibson credited his mentors, the Boy Scouts, his fraternity at the University of New Hampshire and the Portsmouth Rotary Club for their inspiration over the years as he was honored with the 2013 Greater Portsmouth Area Good Scout......
Cubs meet a hometown hero
News 11 Dec 2013 | 1:56 pm
Pack 51 Cub Scouts had a special guest at their November meeting. Jeremy Curcio, a United States Marine, former firefighter and Eagle Scout met and talked with the boys. Curcio talked with the boys about what it means to be a good citizen....
WBtv #33 - December 11, 2013, "Celebrating Our Successes in 2013"
Blog 11 Dec 2013 | 9:19 am
As 2013 comes to a close, I'd like to take a moment to thank each of our employees and volunteers for their perseverance and hard work during one of our most exciting -- and challenging -- years. Together, along with our chartered organizations, we worked each day to truly demonstrate the Scout Oath and Law. What successes did you experience on the council level that you are thankful for?...
Easy Pie Recipe
Blog 11 Dec 2013 | 9:14 am
New Dessert Recipe for Boy Scouts...
Celebrating Our Successes
blog 11 Dec 2013 | 9:00 am
As 2013 comes to a close, I’d like to take a moment to thank each of our employees and volunteers for their perseverance and hard work during one of our most exciting – and challenging – years. Together, along with our chartered organizations, we worked each day to truly demonstrate the Scout Oath and Law. What successes did you experience on the council level that you are thankful for? Please use the comments function to share your thoughts … see you next year! [Please note: If you have trouble viewing or hearing this video, you may be able to view it on...
How Should We Respond to a Scout Who Wants to Quit?
Blog 11 Dec 2013 | 8:54 am
There he is, waiting for our reply; how do we respond to a Scout who wants to quit?
Not every boy is going to maintain an active interest in Scouts, it doesn’t automatically mean that anything is wrong with them, the program, or ourselves. I expect that every Scout will have a tough time once in a while, because I have tough times myself.
If a Scout says they want to quit imagine what you would like to hear if you were in their place. Few boys are going to approach an adult with something like this without having been told they...
Blog 11 Dec 2013 | 8:53 am
The packing game: Slashing weight and bulk. There is of course good and bad ways to go at it – I was a hardcore UL hiker for years (now I don’t have enough energy/free time to care that much when planning an outing! And to do it all on spreadsheets…..hoo, I had a lot of […]The post Ouch…Bad Advice appeared first on Trail Cooking & The Outdoors....
Girl Scouts leader wanted
News 11 Dec 2013 | 8:04 am
ONTARIO - Girl Scouts had a recruitment in Ontario this fall, and over 50 girls are interested in being a Girl Scout. However, organizers have been unable to find anyone willing to be a leader. You do...
Blog 11 Dec 2013 | 6:53 am
Well, as promised.. there are going to be changes coming to the blog and the You Tube channel. Yes, I am going to fully launch the You Tube channel as an extension of the blog. Sort of like the podcast was. I am liking the format of video and it is going to allow me to express the spirit of the blog via video.
I am still working out the details, but the videos from the channel will be in the blog as well as subscriptions on You Tube. Yes, I am going to ask for everyone to subscribe.
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Gone Home - Nelson Mandela 1918-2013
Nelson Mandela,first democratically elected president of South Africa and patron of Scouts South Africa died at his home in Johannesburg last night."The international Scout movement is a world leader in...